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AHT Giveaway: Case of Pat LaFrieda Burgers

My ideal burger party would be one I didn't have to host, but had everything I would have on hand: good grind, fresh bread, and all the fixings.

Poll: Pizza Rolls, Way or No Way?

Yes. I love them with marinara or garlic butter dipping sauce.

Where Do You Get Your Favorite Pizza?

For me, it's a tie between Patricia's of Tremont and Louie & Ernie's in the Bronx.

Slice Poll: How Often Do You Eat Pizza?

For me, it depends on the week. It is usually at least once per week. However some weeks, it can be an every day event. (Yes, it is an event since I celebrate pizza.)

Weekend Book Giveaway: 'American Cheeses'

I never say no to any cheese. Today I would have to go with Cabot Clothbound Cheddar.

starting a food blog ........

I just skimmed the suggestions, but I like "The Butcher's Blog," "Matt's Meats" and "Mr. Meat."

Please pardon me if these are duplicates:
Matt the Butcher
Matt on Meats
Meet Matt's Meats
More Meat with Matt

I Love Creamed Spinach

I've never been tempted by creamed spinach because the spinach always looked too mushy. This one is calling to me.

Lactose and My Adios

Nice try, Adam.
If that were true for me, I would contemplate suicide. I cannot live without cheese.

I have fresh pizza dough: What shall I do with it?

If it is frozen, defrost and let it rise a bit. If it is in the fridge, let it come to room temperature.

Fry 1-2 tsp dough balls in oil. When the balls start to brown and float remove and put on paper towel to drain. While still hot, cover with powdered sugar.

You could also make mini calzones with your favorite fillings.

Cook the Book: 'The Martha Stewart Living Cookbook: The New Classics'

A turkey, sugar cookies, cranberry shortbread, and assorted other cookies. They were all quite good.

Which is your ultimate comfort food?

Any dish containing my three favorite ingredients (mushrooms, cheese & garlic), macaroni & cheese, just about any hot pasta dish, soup and artisian bread.

Sad Foods: What do you eat in times of trouble?

Unfortunately, if I am really sad, stressed, or depressed I lose my appetite.

My comfort foods when I'm having a bad day are anything with cheese, garlic, and/or mushrooms or soup with good bread.

Question of the Day: What weird things did you like as a child?

I hated milk. The only way I would eat cereal was with chunky peanut butter, and chunks of cheddar.

Cook the Book: 'The Summer Shack Cookbook' Giveaway

Grilled bluefish and Alaskan King Crab Legs at the Lobster House on City Island, Bronx, NY.

Linguine with shrimp and lobster in an alfredo sauce, or just about anything else on the menu, at Artie's Steak and Seafood Restaurant on City Island.

Stew Leonard's Manhattan Clam Chowder prepared at home and any fish I grill work too.


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